WIP Wednesday, March 25

I thought I’d give WIP Wednesday a try. (This will not be a weekly thing; I don’t knit fast enough or have enough time to write where that would make sense.) Although I technically have 4 projects on the needles, one is in deep, deep hibernation and the other is in mild hibernation (I plan…

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Casting On a Sockhead for a Kid

A few months ago I dyed some yarn, and one was a complete unplanned experiment. It turned out a deep, moody blue with coppery orange and bits of lavender. I loved it, and so did my three-year-old son. After making my dad a hat for Christmas, my son said he wanted a hat, too. I…

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The Time I Knit Myself a Bankhead

I knit myself a Bankhead hat last winter. It looks like this: The thought process went like this: first I got the yarn. The yarn is 100% superwash merino worsted and was hand dyed by the lovely couple of The Woolen Homestead. Sadly they don’t dye anymore, and I’m so thrilled I was able to…

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